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- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Web Services/SOA (was RE: [xml-dev] XML 2004 weblog items?)
- From: "Chiusano Joseph" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 11:07:59 -0500
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- Thread-topic: [xml-dev] Web Services/SOA (was RE: [xml-dev] XML 2004 weblog items?)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Baker [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 24, 2004 9:57 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Web Services/SOA (was RE: [xml-dev]
> XML 2004 weblog items?)
> On Tue, Nov 23, 2004 at 02:16:34PM -0800, Tim Bray wrote:
> > The acronym "SOA" is not information-bearing.
> Sad but true.
> > Which of technologies
> > are actually being deployed as part of this roll-out?
> And more importantly I'd argue, *how* are those technologies used?
> "SOA" encompasses many different architectural styles,
I believe that SOA is *an* architectural style.
> more or less suited for particular tasks (e.g. integration)
> than others.
> Few Web services technologies
SOA is not a Web Services technology - Web Services are a tactical means
to achieve the strategic goal of SOA (credit to Burton Group for that
Booz Allen Hamilton
Strategy and Technology Consultants to the World
> embody much in the way of
> architectural constraints, though some embody a lack thereof.
> For example, WSDL only makes sense once you've rejected all
> forms of interface constraint.
> Mark Baker. Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA. http://www.markbaker.ca
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